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These Exclusive Airport Eateries Are Only for First Class

“You’ve got to try the burger.”<p>That was the counsel of Kurt Stache, a veteran of airport dining and airline marketing, while briefing me on the …

Delta Air Lines: There’s a Reason It’s More Profitable Than Other Airlines

By<p>Updated Aug. 15, 2017 2:34 p.m. ET<p><b>Delta Air Lines</b> (DAL) is often considered the crème de la crème of U.S. airline stocks, to the point that the …

Delta Airlines Gave Me An Awesome Surprise, and It Shows Exactly How You Should Treat Your Customers | Inc.com

Recently, I had a fantastic customer service experience with Delta that encapsulates an example of what a business should do to breed genuine affinity among their customers.<p>Business travel is never easy, and having a tight connection to San Francisco in Minneapolis is one that many of us face. …

JetBlue to make push into Atlanta

JetBlue (JBLU -3%) announces that it plans to step up its focus on Atlanta by doubling the number of flights into ATL.<p>New daily service from JFK, …

Dad and daughter kicked off flight after attendant eavesdrops on their chat

Footage has emerged showing the moment a father and daughter are kicked off a plane after someone overheard them talking about their ‘awful travel …

Flying

What You Should Know About Dodd-Frank and What Happens If It’s Rolled Back

On February 3 President Trump issued an executive order directing the Treasury Department to conduct a sweeping review of financial regulation, including Dodd-Frank, the financial reform bill passed, in 2010, as part of the Obama administration’s response to the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent …

George W. Bush Breaks His Silence on the Direction of the Trump Presidency: ‘I Don’t Like the Racism and Name-Calling’

For eight years since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has refused to criticize publicly those who succeeded him, saying he didn’t want to …

Why Do So Many Americans Fear Muslims? Decades Of Denial About America’s Role In The World.

There’s been lots attention-grabbing opposition to Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order, from demonstrations to court orders. But polls make it clear public opinion is much more mixed. Standard phone polls show small majorities opposed, while web and automated polls find small majorities continue …

Trump reportedly 'yelled' at CIA director over response to reports about US intelligence being withheld

CBS News reported Friday that after The Wall Street Journal published a story citing US intelligence agents who said they withheld some details of their operations from the president over fears that it may be compromised, Trump phoned his CIA director, Mike Pompeo.<p>Trump "yelled at him for not …

Remember Nixon? There's history behind Trump's press attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Jefferson railed against newspapers as "polluted vehicles" of falsehood and error. Richard Nixon tangled with reporters in …

Russia's Election Interference: Cummings Wants 9/11 Commission-Style Probe

The creation of a 9/11-style commission to investigate Russian interference in the presidential election has won bipartisan support, according to a senior Democratic lawmaker.<p>In an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Rep. Elijah Cummings said that such a committee was necessary “to really get into …

Introducing: The New Interchangeable And Easily Adjustable Bracelet For the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic True-Second (It's Cooler Than It Sounds)

While a bracelet may not get your average watch guy's juices flowing, to those who have worn everything from the best of the best (looking at you AP …

Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand Complication Watch

With 23 different complications primarily devoted to the study of the night sky, the Vacheron Constantin Les Cabinotiers Celestia Astronomical Grand …

The Best Gold Dress Watches for Under $1,000

In our last print edition, we ran a buying guide for “The Ultimate Dress Watch,” in which I proclaimed the “ultimate” in question was achieved by “a …

Hands-On: The Audemars Piguet Extra-Thin 'Jumbo' Royal Oak Reference 15202 In Yellow Gold

At this year's SIHH, Audemars Piguet released a number of impressive pieces including the Diamond Outrage, Frosted Gold Royal Oak, the black ceramic …

Watches

Found: These Vintage Swiss Dress Watches Are Absolute Bargains

Earlier this week we rounded up three beautiful dress watches for around $1,000. That’s great if you want a new watch, but if vintage is more your …

Introducing: The Seiko Presage Enamel Collection, A Quartet Of Elegant Everyday Watches

Seiko's Presage collection is one of the best kept secrets in watchmaking. While Grand Seiko and Prospex get the attention, Presage continues quietly …

Watches

Trump lashes out at New York Times after report suggests he wasn't 'fully briefed' on action giving Bannon more power

Trump signed a presidential memorandum in late January that removed the nation's top military and intelligence advisers as regular attendees of the National Security Council's Principals Committee, the interagency forum that deals with policy issues affecting national security, and gave Bannon a …

Kerry, Panetta, ex-CIA officials tell court Trump order will ‘endanger troops in the field’

Former secretaries of state John F. Kerry and Madeleine Albright, along with Leon Panetta and other former top national security officials, entered the fray over President Trump’s travel ban early Monday with an unusual declaration stating that it “undermines” national security and will “endanger …

National Security

Is This Watergate?

President Trump’s showdown with the federal judiciary feels awfully familiar.<p>Quite early in the Trump presidency, people asked me, <i>Is this like Watergate?</i> The question came mainly from people who weren’t around at the time. My answer was either, <i>No</i> or <i>Not yet</i>.<p>Well, the situation just changed, and …

Donald Trump

Three-Watch Collection Under $5,000: Ilya’s Picks

<b>A few years back, we ran a popular series titled, “5 watches for $2,000.” The thinking behind that exercise was relatively straight-forward—one of</b> …

Hands-On: The Jaeger-LeCoultre Rendez-Vous Night & Day Large

Jaeger-LeCoultre was one of the most talked about brands at SIHH this year, with the release of the stunning (and surprising!) sector dial additions …

Watches

Vostok-Europe Energia

Named for and inspired by the world's most powerful booster rocket, the Energia, this new watch from Vostok-Europe is the brand’s most exciting release since the Lunokhod 2.<p>The standout feature for this new aggressive timepiece from Vostok-Europe is the way the tritium tubes are mounted. Tritium …

SIHH 2017: Greubel Forsey Debuts First Repeater

As the first-ever Greubel Forsey watch with a repeater function, the Greubel Forsey Grande Sonnerie could be considered a pinnacle of the eleven-year-old brand’s offerings given the complex nature of a full-on grand sonnerie. As a work in progress ever since Robert Greubel and Stephen Forsey joined …

IWC at SIHH 2017: New Da Vinci Updates

While we previewed many of the new 2017 Da Vinci watches from IWC last month, the remaining Da Vinci updates have been unveiled this week in Geneva at the SIHH. These include:<p><b>The Da Vinci Perpetual Calendar Chronograph</b><br>This 18-karat red gold watch combines a classic tourbillon with a retrograde date …

SIHH 2017: Greubel Forsey, Part II

In addition to the brand’s show highlight, the titanium Grande Sonnerie, which we introduced to you last week, Greubel Forsey has also added new models in several of its best-known collections and have also debuted an interesting new Art Piece. At the same time the brand introduced Mechanical Nano, …

Made in Germany: Inside Glashütte Original

<b>Inside Glashutte Original’s</b> <b>watchmaking</b> <b>and dial making facilities, with a close look at the impressive new Caliber 36.</b><p>Glashütte Original’s introduction of Caliber 36 at the 2016 Baselworld was for many observers a technical highlight. With comparatively little fanfare, the German watchmaker upgraded …

SIHH 2017: Contemporary Watch Design

It’s no surprise that traditional design and refined watchmaking take the center stage at any large-scale watch event. After all, our reverence for beautiful timepieces begins with an understanding of the centuries-old history of fine watchmaking–including all its traditional designs and …

Frederique Constant, Worldtimer Manufacture

This Swiss manufacturer, which emphasizes an impressive price-to-value ratio, expands its Worldtimer Manufacture range with a new brown-dial edition cased in 42mm rose-gold plated steel. The newest watch for globe trekkers maintains a traditional world time layout that features city names on the …